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Comments on ‘Lattice Boltzmann simulation of alumina-water nanofluid in a square cavity’ by Yurong He, Cong Qi, Yanwei Hu, Bin Qin, Fengchen Li and Yulong Ding

Nor Azwadi Che Sidik* and Arman Safdari

Author Affiliations

Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, UTM Skudai, Johor, 81310, Malaysia

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Nanoscale Research Letters 2012, 7:648  doi:10.1186/1556-276X-7-648

Published: 24 November 2012

Abstract

This work presents some comments concerning the paper entitled ‘Lattice Boltzmann simulation of alumina-water nanofluid in a square cavity’ by Yurong He, Cong Qi, Yanwei Hu, Bin Qin, Fengchen Li and Yulong Ding which was published in Nanoscale Research Letters in 2011. The comments are related to the numerical parameters and the computed results of average Nusselt number.

Keywords:
Lattice Boltzmann; Nanofluid; Volume fraction; Nusselt number